"The Father of Modern Science"
Galileo Galilei died at the age of 77, he lived from 1564-1642.
He was an Italian man that was born and spent most of his life in Pisa.
Galileo had three children; Maria Celeste, Vincenzo Gamba, & Livia Galilei.
This is a map of Pisa where Galileo was born.
He studied at Monastery school at Vallombrosa, near Florence, & at the University of Pisa
In 1609 he built his first telescope.
Galileo was credited with creating the first thermometer.
Galileo wrote a large number of books.
"We cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves." -Galileo
- First to discover craters in the moon
-Discovered the four largest satellites of Jupiter
-Invented the first thermometer